Historic Markers Across Alabama

Lover's Leap

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Location: on Shades Crest Road south of Park Avenue, Hoover, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 24.706    W 086° 51.407
  33.41176666    -86.85678333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDDAR


Lover's Leap
1827 - 1973

The poetic lines inscribed on the boulder below is a replica of those carved in 1827 by Thomas W. Farrar.

Thomas W. Farrar was the Founder and first Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge in Alabama 1821-22-24.

This historical site donated to the public by Jones W. Schwab in 1935.

The work was done and fence provided by Thomas W. Martin and George B. Ward.

Erected 1973 by Shades Crest Garden Club.

End of Lover's Leap